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Allan Bloom's analysis of the incoherence of Fukuyama's popular & popularized hypothesis after the fall of the Soviet Union and collapse of the Warsaw pact. Bloom shows that Fukuyama has synthesized two notions derived from the thought of Nietzsche and Hegel which contradict one another, forming a nonsensical, not to say highly unpolitical, picture of our situation. Fukuyama seems to celebrate and deplore the victory of liberal democracy in the same breath. There is also a brief discussion...
Topics: Allan Bloom, Francis Fukuyama, End of History, Last Man, Alexander Kojeve, Nietzsche, Leo Strauss,...
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Allan Bloom: On Tocqueville [ Boston College 1983] Recoverd in 1996 with the help of Father Ernest Fortin (1923-2002) at Boston College. The lecture series, created by Father Fortin, was called "Perspectives". Its intention was to teach the best undergraduate professors how to bring the works of the greatest minds (Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Rousseau, Nietzsche etc) to this newest generation of students. The problems of this most recent generation were later to be explored...
Topics: Allan Bloom, Tocqueville, Democracy in America
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Allan Bloom '' Hutchin's Idea Of A University'' [ 1992, TLS]
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A series of essays all published separately by Allan Bloom, most prior to the "Closing of the American Mind", dealing with the problems of liberal education in America, the decline of humane learning, and its special relation to the founding of America.
Topics: Allan Bloom, Liberal Education, Liberalism, Education, Political Philosophy, Tocqueville,...
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Allan Bloom delivered this talk as part of the series entitled "Philosophic Perspectives" at Boston College in 1983. The series was intended to help teachers of undergraduates in their teaching of those great works that are essential to a liberal education. The series addressed the decline of liberal learning in the Universities, in America especially. This lecture presents an interpretation of Machiavelli's "Prince" and teaches one how to understand Machiavelli's art of...
Topics: Allan Bloom, Plato, Socrates, Nietzsche, Apology of Socrates, Xenophon, Philosophy, Leo Strauss,...
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Allan Bloom delivered this talk as part of the series entitled "Philosophic Perspectives" at Boston College in 1983. The series was intended to help teachers of undergraduates in their teaching of those great works that are essential to a liberal education. The series addressed the decline of liberal learning in the Universities, in America especially. This lecture presents an interpretation of Aristotle's Ethics. The structure of the book and the best ways of life that emerge from it...
Topics: Allan Bloom, Aristotle, Ethics, Plato, Socrates, Nietzsche, Apology of Socrates, Xenophon,...
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Allan Bloom delivered this talk as part of the series entitled "Philosophic Perspectives" at Boston College in 1983. The series was intended to help teachers of undergraduates in their teaching of those great works that are essential to a liberal education. The series addressed the decline of liberal learning in the Universities, in America especially. This lecture presents an interpretation of Machiavelli's "Prince" and teaches one how to understand Machiavelli's art of...
Topics: Allan Bloom, Plato, Socrates, Nietzsche, Apology of Socrates, Xenophon, Philosophy, Leo Strauss,...
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Allan Bloom delivered this talk as part of the series entitled "Philosophic Perspectives" at Boston College in 1983. The series was intended to help teachers of undergraduates in their teaching of those great works that are essential to a liberal education. The series addressed the decline of liberal learning in the Universities, in America especially. In this lecture Bloom discusses the founding of the idea of liberal education, and the meaning of the philosophic life expressed in...
Topics: Allan Bloom, Plato, Socrates, Nietzsche, Apology of Socrates, Xenophon, Philosophy, Leo Strauss,...
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Allan Bloom delivered this talk as part of the series entitled "Philosophic Perspectives" at Boston College in 1983. The series was intended to help teachers of undergraduates in their teaching of those great works that are essential to a liberal education. The series addressed the decline of liberal learning in the Universities, in America especially. In this lecture Bloom discusses the founding of the idea of liberal education, and the meaning of the philosophic life expressed in...
Topics: Allan Bloom, Plato, Socrates, Nietzsche, Apology of Socrates, Xenophon, Philosophy, Leo Strauss,...
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Allan Bloom delivered this talk as part of the series entitled "Philosophic Perspectives" at Boston College in 1983. The series was intended to help teachers of undergraduates in their teaching of those great works that are essential to a liberal education. The series addressed the decline of liberal learning in the Universities, in America especially. In this lecture Bloom discusses the founding of the idea of liberal education, and the meaning of the philosophic life expressed in...
Topics: Allan Bloom, Plato, Socrates, Nietzsche, Apology of Socrates, Xenophon, Philosophy, Leo Strauss,...
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Allan Bloom delivered this talk as part of the series entitled "Philosophic Perspectives" at Boston College in 1983. The series was intended to help teachers of undergraduates in their teaching of those great works that are essential to a liberal education. The series addressed the decline of liberal learning in the Universities, in America especially. In this lecture Bloom discusses the founding of the idea of liberal education, and the meaning of the philosophic life expressed in...
Topics: Allan Bloom, Plato, Socrates, Nietzsche, Apology of Socrates, Xenophon, Philosophy, Leo Strauss
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Allan Bloom delivered this talk as part of the series entitled "Philosophic Perspectives" at Boston College in 1983. The series was intended to help teachers of undergraduates in their teaching of those great works that are essential to a liberal education. The series addressed the decline of liberal learning in the Universities, in America especially. This lecture presents an interpretation of Machiavelli's "Prince" and teaches one how to understand Machiavelli's art of...
Topics: Allan Bloom, Plato, Socrates, Nietzsche, Apology of Socrates, Xenophon, Philosophy, Leo Strauss,...
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Allan Bloom delivered this talk as part of the series entitled "Philosophic Perspectives" at Boston College in 1983. The series was intended to help teachers of undergraduates in their teaching of those great works that are essential to a liberal education. The series addressed the decline of liberal learning in the Universities, in America especially. This lecture presents an interpretation of Machiavelli's "Prince" and teaches one how to understand Machiavelli's art of...
Topics: Allan Bloom, Plato, Socrates, Nietzsche, Apology of Socrates, Xenophon, Philosophy, Leo Strauss,...
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Allan Bloom delivered this talk as part of the series entitled "Philosophic Perspectives" at Boston College in 1983. The series was intended to help teachers of undergraduates in their teaching of those great works that are essential to a liberal education. The series addressed the decline of liberal learning in the Universities, in America especially. This lecture presents an interpretation of Machiavelli's "Prince" and teaches one how to understand Machiavelli's art of...
Topics: Allan Bloom, Plato, Socrates, Nietzsche, Apology of Socrates, Xenophon, Philosophy, Leo Strauss,...
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Allan Bloom delivered this talk as part of the series entitled "Philosophic Perspectives" at Boston College in 1983. The series was intended to help teachers of undergraduates in their teaching of those great works that are essential to a liberal education. The series addressed the decline of liberal learning in the Universities, in America especially. This lecture presents an interpretation of Machiavelli's "Prince" and teaches one how to understand Machiavelli's art of...
Topics: Allan Bloom, Plato, Socrates, Nietzsche, Apology of Socrates, Xenophon, Philosophy, Leo Strauss,...
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This lecture was delivered at Boston College in 1983 to a small group for a series entitled "Philosophic Perspectives". It was intended to explore great philosophic works with a view to how they should be taught to undergraduates. The theme of the seminar was conceived in light of the decline & fall of liberal education in the University. In this lecture Bloom discusses Nietzsche's rejection of liberal democracy, contemporary nihilism, the Last Man, and the Will to Power. Bloom...
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Topics: Allan Bloom, Nietzsche, Existentialism, Heidegger, Political Philosophy, Leo Strauss, Machiavelli,...
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Aristophanes Lysistrata (Caedmon, 1966)
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Aristotle Oekonomika
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beethoven - overture: consecration of the house; op.124
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by Benjamin Constant '' The Liberty Of The Ancients Compared With That Of The Moderns''
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Benjamin Constant '' The Liberty Of The Ancients Compared With That Of The Moderns''
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Benjamin Franklin, 1789 ''the Court Of The Press''
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Allan Bloom Closing Of The American Mind
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Circus Marcus - Les Accouplements Repetitifs
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Ideas, Part II - Edmund Husserl Edmund Husserl Ideas, Volume TWO.(1913) Translated into English.
Topics: Edmund Husserl, Husserl, Phenomenology, Philosophy, Descartes, Leo Strauss, Martin Heidegger, Allan...
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Edmund Husserl Ideas, Volume One.(1913) Translated into English. This work is the true foundation of phenomenology as the transcendental science of pure consciousness; it becomes the foundational science of all sciences, allegedly replacing all metaphysics, or "first philosophy". Husserl struggled with and profoundly explored the Cartesian postulate of the ego, single-mindedly probing its enigmatic conundrums in an effort to give a perfectly lucid and precise account of what...
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Here are 2 essays by Edmund Husserl: 1) on the meaning of "phenomenology", as as Husserl prepared it for the Encyclopedia Britannica; and 2) on the intellectual & moral crisis facing Western Man. In addition, there is a 3rd essay by Leo Strauss on the place of Political Philosophy in Husserl's thinking entitled "Philosophy as Rigorous Science." All three essays studied together carefully will allow the dedicated & serious student to understand the nerve of Husserl's...
Topics: Edmund Husserl, Leo Strauss, Phenomenology, Martin Heidegger, existentialism, philosophy,...
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2 selections from Husserl's work on the crisis of the meaning of science for life. This is quite possibly the most important work Husserl ever wrote. Husserl's phenomenological analysis ended in the radical analysis of the whole development of modern science.The sections given here indicate the fundamental problem, the historical approach to its elucidation, and the discovery of Descartes as the pivotal figure who originated the essential character of modern scientific & philosophic...
Topics: Edmund Husserl, Phenomenology, Heidegger, Existentialism, Leo Strauss, Allan Bloom, Philosophy,...
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by Girolamo Cardano; Jerome Cardan
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Girolamo Cardano '' The Book Of My Life'' [ De Vita Propria Liber]
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Goethe ''maxims And Reflections''
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Johann Wolfgang Goethe Der Zauberlehrling
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Gustave Flaubert '' Bouvard & Pécuchet'' 
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handel - zadok the priest [prague phil].mp3
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by Hans-Georg Gadamer, Leo Strauss
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Discussions regarding hermeneutics, historicism, and the possibility of philosophy between Strauss and Gadamer. The implication of Martin Heidegger's thought for these fundamental themes is taken up in relation to Gadamer's own "Wahrheit und Methode" (Truth and Method). Gadamer later addressed these issues specifically, as a result of this correspondence. Originally published in a continental journal of philosophy, it is today rare and difficult to obtain.
Topics: Gadamer, Leo Strauss, hermeneutics, Truth and Method, Martin Heidegger, Existentialism,...
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Heidegger May 1933. Rektoratsrede [eng]
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by Heidegger & Leo Strauss
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2 essays to be downloaded separately: Heidegger's essay "Who is Nietzsche's Zarathustra?" Strauss' essay "Three Waves of Modernity", which concludes with an amazingly simple & clear discussion of the "Eternal Return", and its necessity to Nietzsche's thought.
Topics: Heidegger, Leo Strauss, Modernity, Existentialism, Machiavelli, Rousseau, Nihilism, Relativism,...
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Homer - The Iliad, excerpts. [Caedmon, Quayle]
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This is the complete text of Rousseau's masterpiece on ancient, medieval, and modern music.
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Rousseau '' Letter To D' Alembert''; Politics & The Arts [ Allan Bloom]
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Locke On Education
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MILTON from Areopagitica
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by jonathan swift
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Swift - Dissensions among the Ancients [1701]
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by Jurgen Habermas
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This is the translation of a paper Habermas delivered to an academic audience at the University of Frankfurt in 2003. The paper is as yet unpublished (2008). Thanks to Brigitte Mannheim and Thomas Reinhardt, who assisted in the transcription, editing and translation.
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Juvenal satire VIth [ Massey]
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by Kurt Riezler
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Kurt Riezler '' Physics & Reality'' 1940
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Leo Strauss '' Existentialism'' [ 1956; Integral]
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Leo Strauss = '' The Argument And The Action Of Plato's Laws'' [ 1973]
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Leo Strauss' unpublished lecture on the meaning of "political theory"
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Leo Strauss Aristophanes' '' Clouds''
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Leo Strauss Plato's Republic [ 1957]
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Leo Strauss Aristophanes's '' Knights''
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Leo Strauss Marsilius Of Padua, ''Defensor Pacis''
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Leo Strauss The '' Law Of Reason'' In Halevi's '' Kuzari'' [ 1955]
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by Leo Strauss
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A group of essays written by Leo Strauss, originally published separately. These essays confront either explicitly or indirectly the radical historicism of Martin Heidegger. Strauss presents the classical idea of the philosophic life over against Heidegger's committed and spirited kind of "thinking" and his conscientious, single minded reflections on man's finitude and the abyss (i.e. Dasein, authentically experienced). Strauss also, in the essay entitled "Existentialism",...
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Leo Strauss = '' Introduction To Political Philosophy''; Aristotle [ 1965]
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Leo Strauss ''the Problem Of Socrates'' [ 1970ocr]
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by Leo Strauss
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Leo Strauss '' Notes On Lucretius'' [ 1967]
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by Leo Strauss
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Leo Strauss = '' Philosophy & Law'' [ 1935]
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by Leo Strauss
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Leo Strauss '' Thoughts On Machiavelli'' [ 1958]
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Leo Strauss '' German Nihilism'' [ Integral]
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Leo Strauss Headings To '' Thoughts On Machiavelli''
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Leo Strauss '' Greek Historians'' [ 1968 Ocr]
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by Leo Strauss
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Some essays and critiques of scholarship concerning the thought of Machiavelli by Leo Strauss.
Topics: Leo Strauss, Nicolo Machiavelli, Political Philosophy, Plato, Aristotle, Rousseau, Nietzsche, The...
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by Leo Strauss (1899 - 1973)
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One of Strauss' last essays, offering a very rich and condensed interpretation of Nietzsche's thought as a whole by way of a "Note on the Plan of Beyond Good & Evil". The ambiguous place of Nature in Nietzsche's thought and the importance of the 'Eternal Return of the Same' is discussed. Strauss simply lays bare the fundamental experience at the heart of modern thought - and hence existentialism & nihilism.
Topics: Leo Strauss, Friedrich Nietzsche, Nihilism, Existentialism, Beyond Good and Evil, Philosophy,...
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by Leo Strauss (1899-1973)
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Unpublished lecture by Leo Strauss on the origins of political science in the thought of Plato. Strauss justifies and shows the necessity of recovering ancient thought.
Topics: Leo Strauss, Political Science, Political Theory, Ancients, Modernity, Plato, Aristotle, Cicero,...
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by Leo Strauss (1899-1973)
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Three important essays by Leo Strauss on the classical philosophic art of writing.
Topics: Leo Strauss, Political Science, Liberalism, Liberal Education, Education, Plato, Liberal Democracy,...
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by Leo Strauss (1899-1973)
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This is the famous "Restatement" that discusses most directly the meaning of the philosophic life as opposed to all other human forms of association and activity. It was written as a "reply" to the friendly criticisms of Alexander Kojeve, who was the thinker responsible for the popular fusion of Hegel, Nietzsche, & Heidegger, popularized by Sartre's "Marxism". Included in this copy is the original final paragraph, excluded from the American edition, addressing...
Topics: Leo Strauss, Political Science, Philosophy, Liberalism, Tyranny, Wisdom, Plato, Aristotle,...
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by Leo Strauss (1899-1973)
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Three carefully written essays on the meaning of Thucydides, Xenophon, and political history for the ancients.
Topics: Leo Strauss, Political Science, Political History, Thucydides, Xenophon, Antiquity, Ancients,...
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by Leo Strauss (1899-1973)
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Two essential and epoch making essays on the meaning of liberal education and the intellectual crisis of modernity. The theme is the relation of liberal education to liberal democracy and the highest freedom of the mind. By Leo Strauss.
Topics: Leo Strauss, Political Science, Liberalism, Liberal Education, Education, Plato, Aristotle,...
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by Leo Strauss (interview participant)
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This is an interview and discussion with a few of the most famous legal scholars, a philosopher, and a judge, concerning the problems faced by education and the law today due to the absence of any natural principles. The problem of nihilism is addressed directly. Other participants included Russel Kirk & Justice Donoso. The source was unfortunately not registered in the copy. Strauss makes some rare and candid remarks here about academia and the problem of demagoguery within liberal...
Topics: Leo Strauss, Legal theory, Natural Right, Natural Law, Liberal Democracy, Liberalism, Nihilism,...
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by Leo Strauss, Thucydides
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Leo Strauss = ''Thucydides & The Meaning of Political History'' [img]
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by Machiavelli
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Machiavelli's Belfagor [ Musa]
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Machiavelli = Florentine Histories [mansfield]
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Machiavelli Belfagor [gilbert]
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Martin Heidegger's [in]famous "Rectoratsrede" or "Rector's inaugural address", given in 1933. A careful reading of this speech is essential for anyone trying to understand the early philosophy of Heidegger, and why he eventually withdrew from politics. Leo Strauss' essays entitled "Existentialism" and "German Nihilism" should be read in conjunction with this speech.
Topics: Martin Heidegger, Leo Strauss, Historicism, Existentialism, Allan Bloom, Husserl, Philosophy,...
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by Martin Heidegger
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An essay by Martin Heidegger on the dispositions underlying metaphysics (Aristotle), and modern natural science. (Newton, Descartes) The interested reader is encouraged to compare these analyses with Strauss' discussions of the spirit of modern natural science as founded by Francis Bacon.
Topics: Heidegger, Natural Science, Science, Metaphysics, Descartes, Newton, Francis Bacon, Leo Strauss,...
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by Martin Heidegger (interview 1966)
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This is the famous "Der Spiegel Interview" from 1966 in which Heidegger discusses the current crisis of nihilism and his rejection of some kind of fusion of East and West. A return to, and a resuscitation of the Western Tradition is here anticipated as essential. Heidegger also here gives some further information which may help one to think about his motives in 1933 and thereafter. It is suggested that this piece be read in conjunction with the essay "On Existentialism", by...
Topics: Martin Heidegger, Nihilism, Nietzsche, Spiegel Interview 1966, Leo Strauss, Existentialism,...
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by Montaigne
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Montaigne - complete [Frame].pdf
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Montesquieu '' The Spirit Of Laws '' [ Cambridge, Integral]
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Montesquieu Selected Political Writings
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by Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat, baron de
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The best English translation currently available of the Spirit of Laws. Chapters 1-20, 24-26 of the book are here in DJVU format to download.
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Topics: Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat, baron de, 1689-1755, Montesquieu, Spirit of Laws, L'Esprit des...
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Machiavelli = Pistola Epistle Written Concerning The Plague [ 1527]
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Literally translated by Seth Benardete. ~ 1986 This translation is the best English translation ever done by a scholar famous for his scrupulous & consistent rendering of the Greek.
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